KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota September 20, 2023 The October tumor board was our first multidisciplinary neuro-oncology tumor board. Two cases of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) were discussed. Development of a neuro-oncology program at KCMC was the vision […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota September 20, 2023 A single case of breast cancer was discussed at the September tumor board. A 52 year-old nulliparous woman with no family history of breast cancer presented with bloody nipple […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board July 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board July 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota July 19, 2023 Again, very challenging cases were presented in July 2023. The first case involved a 24-year-old woman with a widely metastatic adenocarcinoma with papillary features with lung liver and lymph […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board May 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board May 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota May 17, 2023 The virtual Tanzania-Minnesota tumor board for May 2023 was held last week. (A tumor board was not formally conducted in April 2023 because KCMC cancer center personnel were visiting […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board April 2023

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board April 2023

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota April 14, 2023 February. A recurring theme continues to be the need for radiation therapy facilities at KCMC to provide adequate cancer care.  A case of a 45-year-old man with a plasmacytoma […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board November 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board November 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota November 16, 2022 Our November tumor board was held on Wednesday 11/16/22. Three cases were presented, two of which required neurosurgery expertise and therefore neurosurgeons from the University of Minnesota participated. The […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board October 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota October 26, 2022 Three cases were reviewed at the October tumor board video conference: a case of locally advanced acral melanoma, a case of esophageal cancer in a 15-year-old and a case […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board September 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota September 27, 2022 Two cases were discussed at the KCMC-Minnesota tumor board this month The first case was a 60-year-old woman with a locally advanced breast cancer manifesting as a 5cm breast […]

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KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board August 2022

KCMC-FCCT Tumor Board August 2022

By Randy Hurley MD, cTropMed HealthPartners and Regions Hospital Cancer Care Centers Global Health Faculty, University of Minnesota August 17, 2022 Two complicated cancer cases were discussed at this month’s tumor board. The first case was a 7-year-old girl with a large 22cm tumor mass involving the right humerus and […]

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